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  • Supernova explosion in 2012 will not harm life on Earth

    Washington, Dec 17 (): Supernova blast might occur less than 50 light-years away from earth in 2012. Astronomers are confident that it will not prove detrimental for life on earth, given the vastness of space and the long times between supernovae. Here’s how Francis Reddy, from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Centre, starts his article: Given…

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  • Mullai Periyar issue: Tamil Nadu border towns tense

    Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram,Dec17 () : With the arrival of 300 families from Kerala  over to Tamil Nadu and narrating  tales of how they were  forcibly evicted by anti -social elements in Kerala’s Udubancholai , border towns like Kumbum and Uthamapalayam once again witnessed villagers march towards Kerala borders. Police reinforcements stopped them from doing so. The march towards…

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  • MI4 Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol – Review

    Mumbai, Dec 17 (): ‘Ghost Protocol’ is easily the most enjoyable of the four Mission Impossible movies, not least because it borrows the best elements of each of the previous films and fuses them to create a fast-paced, clever and a humorous adventure. CAST AND CREW Cast : Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, Jeremy Renner, Simon…

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  • Koodankulam plant will be operational, says PM to Russia

    Chennai/Tirunelveli/Moscow, Dec17 (): The Prime Minister said that the first reactor at the Koodankulam plant would be operational within weeks. Singh said he has set a six-month timeframe for the second reactor at the plant to begin operations. Central Expert Committee Chairman on Koodankulam AE Muthunayagam, said, “The people’s representatives in the State Panel had…

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  • Katrina tops, Anna second – Google, Yahoo Review 2011

    New Delhi, Dec 17 (): Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has emerged as the most searched person online in the country this year, says a report by search engine giant, Google. With 2011 coming to a close in a few days, Google and Yahoo on Friday released their annual analyses  of the most searched terms, top…

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  • Gold price at 7 week low – Rs 27765 per 10 grams

    New Delhi, Dec 17 (): Due to the end of the marriage season and profit booking,  the yellow metal today recorded its steepest fall in over two months and lost Rs 375 to Rs 27,765 per 10 grams. Gold prices lost 1,565 rupees in the past five trading sessions. It had touched a record high…

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  • Dhoni : I cried after World Cup win

    New Delhi, Dec 17 (): Mahindra Singh Dhoni , World Cup winning Indian captain was declared as the CNN-IBN Sportsperson of the Year among nominees of the award like cricketer Rahul Dravid, archer Deepika Kumari, shooter Ronjan Sodhi, boxer Vikas Krishan and the badminton duo -Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa. Dhoni on Friday said how…

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  • Christopher Hitchens : A great voice falls silent

    Texas, Dec 17  (): Christopher Hitchens, British-born author, literary critic and journalist died from pneumonia on Thursday at his age of 62 at a hospital in Texas. Hitchens was born in Portsmouth in 1949 and graduated from Oxford in 1970. He began his career as a journalist in Britain in the 1970s and later moved to…

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  • Anna Hazare: Indian Of The Year 2011 says CNN-IBN

    New Delhi, Dec 17 (): Anna Hazare was named ‘Indian of the Year’ for the year 2011 for bringing the grave issue of corruption to the forefront in the country. Social activist Anna Hazare, who has been campaigning for a strong Lokpal bill, also won an award in the public service category, along with members…

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